To constrain the flow of information between the public sector and the private sector and to close the door on that vital exchange will isolate public policy decision-makers and inevitably lead to poorer decisions.
At 517 lobbying records in the first four months of 2019, the volume of lobbyists targeting the Senate has already surpassed the annual totals common before the Justin Trudeau's government came to power.
Samara Centre for Democracy is interested in learning what MPs believe they need to be effective in their work representing constituents, reviewing legislation, scrutinizing the government, and serving on committees.
Researchers have largely concluded that when women and minorities run, they win. What this means is that if parties nominated more diverse candidate slates, there would be more diversity in Parliament.
To encourage more investment in green technology, the plan also pitches a $340-million 'green patent credit' aimed at prodding companies to spend more on research and develop their products for market.
No matter how successful a Black person may be, gatekeepers are always there to remind them that race plays a role in society, whether you are on your way to earning your PhD or your place in Parliament.
The interventions of two human rights experts are a powerful reminder that the people of Grassy Narrows have suffered profound and unacceptable harms and that they deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.
As the city reaches one million citizens, its planning committee has outdone itself and approved something for the Château Laurier that can only be generously described as a mix between an air filter and a radiator.
Assuming NAFTA 2.0 is not at a dead end, Justin Trudeau will at least be able to tell voters this fall that he managed in the face of Donald Trump’s irrational protectionism to preserve free trade with the U.S.
It's time for Canada to double down for a UN Security Council seat, as the voice of the voiceless, both domestically and internationally, and align more assertively with the views of those being pressured from all sides.